Best Buttercream Frosting

Best Buttercream Frosting

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"Best buttercream frosting--great for Aunt Mary's Chocolate Cake!"

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 147 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 10.5 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.1g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 28 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 78 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. In small saucepan cook flour and milk until it forms a ball, stirring constantly. Cool to room temperature.
  2. With an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until fluffy.
  3. Beat both mixtures together on high speed until fluffy and smooth. Add vanilla and beat until combined. Refrigerate for about 1/2 hour, until it is of spreading consistency.
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Don't be put off by the ratings of * and **. Not cooking the flour/milk mixture long enough will result in a "floury-tasting" frosting, so be sure to cook the mixture until reasonably thickened...

This is a GREAT recipe that's easy to mess up: first, cook the flour and milk til it's thick (I don't know what a "ball" would be). Then make sure the flour and milk combination is completely c...

I'm really surprised that people had trouble with this recipe. I've made it at least 10 times and never had a problem. Whisking the flour into the milk thoroughly before heating will eliminate...